Different Types Of Airsoft Guns

When you start looking for an airsoft gun, it's easy to get overwhelmed with the options. There are many models and different types of airsoft guns to choose from. Even when you know which type you want, with all the available websites offering them for sale, it's hard to choose which one to buy.  If you want you can also buy them at alchemyairsoft.com/collections/pistol.

 

At some point it is time to stop looking and buy an airsoft gun. The first thing you need to do is decide on the type of airsoft gun you want to buy. The different types you can buy include the following types:

Spring-loaded airsoft guns fire a single shot that is propelled down the barrel by the energy of a spring that is cocked for each shot. They are not capable of being semi-automatic or fully automatic. A spring loaded one will not perform well in competition. An affordable low cost that is cheap to shoot.

Electric airsoft guns fire a single shot that is propelled down the barrel by power from an internal piston/spring assembly that is powered by an electric motor. They can be semi-automatic or fully automatic. The electric ones are used regularly in competition. The initial speed can be between 150 and 650 ft/s. It is a moderate cost airsoft pistol. Battery costs contribute to the cost of firing an electric.

Gas powered airsoft guns fire a single shot that is propelled down the barrel with pressurized gas. They can be semi-automatic or fully automatic. Green gas is commonly used, but red gas is occasionally used. It is a moderate to high cost airsoft pistol. The cost of gasoline contributes to the cost of firing a gasoline engine.